Editor: Dr Tingting Ying
The IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on the social sciences. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in December 2013, and the journal continues to publish annually.
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